Russell’s fab four in England Senior Ladies’ triumph

photo 2FOUR VICTORIES OUT of  four by Royal Ashdown Forest’s Katherine Russell helped England romp to victory in the Senior Ladies’ home international championship.

The only session at Huddersfield Golf Club that the England seniors lost was the first morning’s foursomes against reigning champions, Ireland, and even then Russell and her partner, current Seniors’ champion Catherine Rawthorne, provided England’s only point with a 2&1 victory. Continue reading

Ashdown ladies triumph as men come second

M4's winners RAF 2013Royal Ashdown Forest has won the Morrice Foursomes competition held by Sussex County Ladies Golf Association. The knock out tournament started last April with 50 teams battling for the trophy.

In vile conditions at East Brighton Golf Club the Ashdown team of Jan Hobden, Jane Bowers, Katherine Russell, Rosie Hockey, Julia Thompson and Sue Wheeler beat Copthorne two to one in the final. Ham Manor defeated the other losing semi-finalist, Brighton & Hove, to take third place. Continue reading